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School kids spotted puffing cigarettes by Wann Sharul Aiman August 6, 2014 near their school. These school children probably unaware the direct and indirect cost of those cigarettes not to mention it harmful effect to their health. It’s not a cheap habit...

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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono seeks to secure legacy after decade in power

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. AFP Jakarta (AFP) – Indonesia’s president talked up his achievements Friday during his last state of the nation address before stepping down after a decade in power, despite criticism of his government’s lacklustre record during its final years. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said that Indonesia was now politically stable following his two five-year terms...

Indonesian guard sentenced to death for murder of bank officer Norazita

La Ode Ardi Rasila, 37 An Indonesian security guard was sentenced by a High Court here to death over the murder of Ambank officer Norazita Abdul Talib last year. La Ode Ardi Rasila, 37, was ordered to be hanged until death for committing robbery and firing a shot from a pump gun with the intention...

Woman filming porn in Catholic Church nabbed by Austrian police [photos]

Austrian woman filming in church nabbed A woman in Austria admitted to filming a pornographic video inside a church after a tipster recognized her breasts. In a video posted online, the woman known as Babsi, whose face is not shown, undoes her top and caresses her breasts...

Petronas second quarter pre-tax profit surges to RM28.1 billion

KUALA LUMPUR — Petronas’ pre-tax profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 rose 28 per cent to RM28.1 billion from RM22 billion in the corresponding period last year on the back of higher revenue. Its revenue increased 15 per cent to RM85.4 billion...

Why Bintulu not featured in official Visit Sarawak Year 2014 promo video?

Visit Sarawak 2014 promo video and theme song.

Visit Sarawak 2014 promo video and theme song. Here is the theme song for ‘Visit Sarawak 2014′ (#VSY2014) performed by Dayang Nurfaizah and Noh Salleh. Places of interest featured in the 3.48...

[VIDEO] Watch this terrifying footage showing giant crocodile chases Mexican boy in water

Screenshot of footage showing a giant crocodile chasing terrifying Mexican boy in water.

Screenshot of footage showing a giant crocodile chasing terrifying Mexican boy in water. You’ve got to watch this footage. It’s terrifying. An incident capture on video of a giant crocodile chasing a young boy through Mexican waters as terrified onlookers attempted a rescue. The video, first published by Noticaribe “not long ago,”...

[PHOTOS] Flash flood at Sungai Plan August 14, 2014

Flash flood at sungai plan Several houses at Sungai Plan, Bintulu were inudated to about a meter deep in worst hit areas last night. It was not immediately known how many were affected, but it was certainly a traumatic experience for some...

Oops! Flash flood again! Several houses at Sungai Plan Bintulu inundated

Flash flood at Sungai Plan August 13, 2014. Be warned Bintulu people. Mother nature had gave her first warning by leaving several houses at Sungai Plan area inundated about knee-deep last night. Well, it was sure traumatic experiences...

Bintulu drunken man smashed his way into a restaurant in his car

This man dubbed ‘Bintulu drunken master’ probably had too much alcohol in his vein that he couldn’t figure out which direction he went. So smashed his way into a restaurant, along Keppel road few meter from Citypoint...

Kuching Marathon to offer bigger cash prize and better facilities in future [photos]

Kuching Marathon 2014.

Kenyans Cherop Ezekiel winner and Peter Keter runner up with Minister of Tourism Datuk Amar Abang Johari second right. The inaugural Kuching Marathon 2014 had attracted over 5,500 marathoners from 30 countries...

Event : Belaga Rainforest Challenge 2014

Belaga Rainforest Challenge 2014, August 14-17, 2014.

Belaga Rainforest Challenge 2014, August 14-17, 2014. Belaga District will be organizing ‘Belaga Rainforest Challenge’ it fifth edition from 14 August to 17. What’s the highlights? The...

Antoine Griezmann devastated after French exits the World Cup

Antoine being consoled by teammate ‘This is the biggest disappointment of my career,” Antoine Griezmann, 23, told RTL after his team’s defeat to Germany in the World Cup quarter-final...

Belgium two goals in extra ends U.S World Cup dream

Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne (7) slips a shot past Tim Howard in the first extra session. Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited...

The physical changes of Tanjung Batu shoreline 2007 – 2014

Tanjung batu beach on August 2007.

Tanjung batu beach on August 2007. So much have changed, physically along this particular shoreline nearly a decade later. Nowadays, hectare of new land have been created on this spot by reclaiming the...

Water sports you know longer see in Bintulu

Wind surfing at Kellog beach, Bintulu. Photo: Edward Nicholl.

Wind surfing at Kellog beach, Bintulu. Photo: Edward Nicholl. Wind surfing. Yup people do wind surfing in Bintulu decades ago, at time when our beaches were spanning miles long. This rare photo of an...

Promenade Hotel & Resorts almost ready to open before year end

Promenade Hotel, Bintulu The newest hotel in town Promenade Hotel located at the newest business district in Bintulu – Bintulu Sentral – is shaping up pretty quickly. Here are latest photos...

Beautiful idyllic village in Dalat

pic – flickr/Canonreflex Only been to Dalat once, sometime in 2007 but not at this particular village. It is a district in Mukah Division, the 11th administrative divisions in Sarawak. Dalat is a...